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What to know about driving in Andorra

This landlocked principality has no airport and is only accessible by road so renting a car is essential if you want to see the sights. Pick up your hire car in capital Andorra de la Vella for easy access to the country. Here's what you should know about driving in Andorra.

Q: Is it easy to drive in Andorra?

A: Roads are generally of a good standard but since Andorra is a mountainous country be prepared for some steep roads of poorer quality in more rural areas.

Q: What side of the road should I drive on?

A: Drive on the right and overtake on the left.

Q: What documents are required to drive in Andorra?

A: Drivers must carry a full driving licence, a certificate of motor insurance (this should be provided by the hire car company) and any hire car paperwork.

Q: Do I need to wear a seat belt?

A: Yes, seatbelts are mandatory for all passengers.

Q: What is the speed limit in Andorra?

A: The standard speed limit in built-up areas is 50hkm/h while outside built-up areas it’s 90km/h.

Q: Are there toll roads in Andorra?

A: There are no toll roads in Andorra and no motorways.

Q: Where can I park in Andorra?

A: The best place to park is in designated car parks, of which there are plenty. It is also possible to park on the street but be sure to check local restrictions on parking to avoid fines or towing.

Q: What is the blood alcohol limit in Andorra?

A: The limit is 0.05% and is strictly policed.

Q: Can I use my mobile phone while driving?

A: It is strictly forbidden to use a mobile phone while driving unless it is a hands-free set.

Q: Where can I buy fuel in Andorra?

A: Unleaded and diesel are widely available at petrol stations across the country. Most retailers accept cash or credit card.